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Fusion gets expanded carriage in U.S. Telemundo’s purchase price for ZGS stations is $75 million José Villafañe exits Entravision Salinas bids farewell in final Univision newscast Telemundo 51 hires Ordaz as an anchor/reporter
 
Fusion gets expanded carriage in U.S.

Fusion gets expanded carriage in U.S.

Executives in charge of the Fusion cable network are hoping an expansion of its footprint in the United States will help increase viewership. Fusion Media Group CEO Felipe Holguín told staff that the company has reached a deal with Charter Communications to expand the distribution of Fusion in early 2018 to all Spectrum customers, including […]

Telemundo’s purchase price for ZGS stations is $75 million

Telemundo’s purchase price for ZGS stations is $75 million

Telemundo has filed several applications with the FCC seeking approval of its acquisition of 13 ZGS television stations and the documents show the purchase price is $75 million in cash. The filings also detail terms of the transaction, including Telemundo’s intent to retain the majority of ZGS current employees and plans to have five stations […]

José Villafañe exits Entravision

José Villafañe exits Entravision

José Villafañe is leaving his post as President of Entravision Communication National Sales, a role he has held since 2015, to spend time with his family. His last day is December 31. Villafañe (no relation) joined Entravision in 2010 as SVP of National Sales and was promoted to EVP of Sales in 2014, before moving […]

Salinas bids farewell in final Univision newscast

Salinas bids farewell in final Univision newscast

María Elena Salinas ended her run at Univision as the longest-running female anchor in the United States. Over the past week, Univision did a week-long tribute to the departing anchor, who began her career at Univision’s KMEX 34 in Los Angeles, before co-anchoring the  network newscast with Jorge Ramos, starting in 1987. Earlier this year, she […]

Telemundo 51 hires Ordaz as an anchor/reporter

Telemundo 51 hires Ordaz as an anchor/reporter

Former Univision 23 anchor and reporter Gloria Ordaz has been picked up by rival Miami station Telemundo 51. Ordaz, who was laid off in a wave of massive Univision cuts in April, joins Telemundo as an anchor and reporter. She will co-anchor weekday editions of “Noticiero Telemundo 51” at 5 and 5:30 pm alongside Alejandra […]

Fusion gets expanded carriage in U.S.

Fusion gets expanded carriage in U.S.

13 December 2017

Executives in charge of the Fusion cable network are hoping an expansion of its footprint in the United States will help increase viewership. Fusion Media Group CEO Felipe Holguín told staff that the company has reached a deal with Charter Communications to expand the distribution of Fusion in early 2018 to all Spectrum customers, including […]

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Telemundo’s purchase price for ZGS stations is $75 million

Telemundo’s purchase price for ZGS stations is $75 million

13 December 2017

Telemundo has filed several applications with the FCC seeking approval of its acquisition of 13 ZGS television stations and the documents show the purchase price is $75 million in cash. The filings also detail terms of the transaction, including Telemundo’s intent to retain the majority of ZGS current employees and plans to have five stations […]

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José Villafañe exits Entravision

José Villafañe exits Entravision

12 December 2017

José Villafañe is leaving his post as President of Entravision Communication National Sales, a role he has held since 2015, to spend time with his family. His last day is December 31. Villafañe (no relation) joined Entravision in 2010 as SVP of National Sales and was promoted to EVP of Sales in 2014, before moving […]

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Salinas bids farewell in final Univision newscast

Salinas bids farewell in final Univision newscast

09 December 2017

María Elena Salinas ended her run at Univision as the longest-running female anchor in the United States. Over the past week, Univision did a week-long tribute to the departing anchor, who began her career at Univision’s KMEX 34 in Los Angeles, before co-anchoring the  network newscast with Jorge Ramos, starting in 1987. Earlier this year, she […]

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Telemundo 51 hires Ordaz as an anchor/reporter

Telemundo 51 hires Ordaz as an anchor/reporter

07 December 2017

Former Univision 23 anchor and reporter Gloria Ordaz has been picked up by rival Miami station Telemundo 51. Ordaz, who was laid off in a wave of massive Univision cuts in April, joins Telemundo as an anchor and reporter. She will co-anchor weekday editions of “Noticiero Telemundo 51” at 5 and 5:30 pm alongside Alejandra […]

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FMG signs deal with Televisa to launch Fusion network in Mexico

FMG signs deal with Televisa to launch Fusion network in Mexico

07 December 2017

Fusion Media Group (FMG) is expanding to Mexico, signing a deal with Grupo Televisa to launch a new Fusion branded 24-hour cable network in Spanish. Televisa will operate Fusion MX, which will feature locally-produced programming targeting Mexican millennials, as well as local versions of shows originally developed for Fusion in the U.S. The new cable […]

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Wendy Carrillo wins election for LA-area assembly seat

Wendy Carrillo wins election for LA-area assembly seat

06 December 2017

Former radio host, reporter, producer and labor activist Wendy Carrillo is officially a state elected representative. She won yesterday’s special election, making her the newest California Assembly member from Los Angeles. Carrillo beat her opponent, fellow Democrat Luis López, with a 943-vote margin, leading the race 52.83% to 47.17%. She’ll be serving out the term […]

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Neaves leaves KENS for anchor job at WLTX

Neaves leaves KENS for anchor job at WLTX

06 December 2017

Reporter Alicia Neaves is leaving KENS after spending two years at the San Antonio CBS affiliate. Today is her last day. She’s moving to South Carolina to become weekend evening anchor and reporter at CBS affiliate WLTX-TV in Columbia, also a TEGNA station. She starts the new job December 13. Prior to joining KENS, she […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in June of 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes and also do freelance work as writer, reporter and producer.
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